Tofu Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Tofu Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This recipe for tofu pumpkin bread results in a fragrant loaf loaded with cinnamon and ginger. The secret ingredient is soft tofu, which lowers the saturated fat content but keeps the bread moist.

'Eat Smart, Play Safe' Campaign Promotes Healthy Lifestyles for Kids

'Eat Smart, Play Safe' Campaign Promotes Healthy Lifestyles for Kids

Pop Warner Little Scholars and DSM Nutritional Products have partnered to raise awareness of the importance of proper nutrition and healthy lifestyles for active kids.

Meal Ideas and Necessary Nutrients for Young Athletes

Meal Ideas and Necessary Nutrients for Young Athletes

Robin Werner, MS, RD, shares meal ideas to properly fuel young athletes, as well as the key nutrients necessary—and the foods that provide them—for active children.

Proper Nutrition Guidelines for Young Athletes

Proper Nutrition Guidelines for Young Athletes

Nutritionist Robin Werner shares nutrition guidelines for young athletes and active children, as well as ideas for healthy snacks for athletic children and how to teach your child to make healthy food choices.

The Sneaky Chef No-Nut Butter Cookie Recipe

The Sneaky Chef No-Nut Butter Cookie Recipe

The Sneaky Chef Creamy No-Nut Butter is blends naturally sweet and "nutty" tasting golden peas instead of peanuts, serving as a perfect peanut butter substitute for individuals with peanut allergies. Here, a healthy cookie recipe using the Sneaky Chef's no-nut butter.

NYC Launches Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program Pilot

NYC Launches Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program Pilot

New York City recently launched a new health initiative at Lincoln Medical Center and Harlem Medical Center to get low-income and at-risk patients to eat healthier. The Health Bucks four-month pilot program helps those patients purchase produce from farmers' markets.

3 Weeknight Dinner Recipes from Kelsey Nixon

3 Weeknight Dinner Recipes from Kelsey Nixon

Kelsey Nixon, Brooklyn mom and Emmy-nominated host of "Kelsey's Essentials" on the Cooking Channel, offers three easy recipes for weeknight family dinners, including Crispy Chicken Thighs, Skirt Steak Fajitas, and Turkey Roast Dip Sandwiches.

Weeknight Recipe: Lemon-Scented Crispy Chicken Thighs with Potatoes and Baby Carrots

Weeknight Recipe: Lemon-Scented Crispy Chicken Thighs with Potatoes and Baby Carrots

For this dish, the chicken, vegetables, and potatoes all go in the same pot, making it an easy weeknight dinner. The recipe is by Kelsey Nixon, the Emmy-nominated host of "Kelsey's Essentials" on the Cooking Channel.

Weeknight Recipe: Pomegranate-Glazed Skirt Steak Fajitas with Roasted Peanut Slaw

Weeknight Recipe: Pomegranate-Glazed Skirt Steak Fajitas with Roasted Peanut Slaw

This easy recipe by celebrity chef Kelsey Nixon features skirt steak, a great weeknight protein that goes well in Mexican dishes such as fajitas and tacos. This recipe includes a side of roasted peanut slaw.

Weeknight Recipe: Turkey Roast Dip with Haricot Verts and Peach Salad

Weeknight Recipe: Turkey Roast Dip with Haricot Verts and Peach Salad

With this recipe by celebrity chef Kelsey Nixon, you can pop the turkey breast into the slow cooker in the morning before heading off to work, making dinner prep quick and painless. Serve these hearty sandwiches alongside green beans or a fresh peach salad.

Teen Athletes Need Balanced Diets to Perform Their Best

Teen Athletes Need Balanced Diets to Perform Their Best

To perform well in sporting events, teen athletes need to eat balanced meals that provide key nutrients. Robin Werner, MS, RD, gives the play-by-play on the proper nutrition necessary for teen athletes, creating a balanced diet, and keeping teen athletes hydrated. Part 1 of a 2-part series: Nutrition for Young Athletes.

Key Nutrients Necessary for Teen Development

Key Nutrients Necessary for Teen Development

Teens, especially teen athletes, have special nutrition needs. Here is a list of nutrients teens need, what foods provide those key nutrients, and what those key nutrients do for the body.

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Q&A with Lidia Bastianich: New York's Nonna

Q&A with Lidia Bastianich: New York's Nonna

Lidia Bastianich, the NYC chef, television host, and author, discusses the inspiration behind her new children's book, "Nonna's Birthday Surprise," and explains how we can help our kids connect food with nature.

The Importance of Letting Your Kids Indulge in a Sweet Treat

The Importance of Letting Your Kids Indulge in a Sweet Treat

A child psychologist explains why letting your children indulge in a sweet snack is better than depriving them of it altogether.

Cardiologist Explains Five Heart Healthy Diets

Cardiologist Explains Five Heart Healthy Diets

Michael J. Muschel, M.D., F.A.C.C., a cardiologist at ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley, explains five heart healthy diets, including Paleo or Fred Flintstone, Gary Taubes, Dean Ornish, Michael Pollan, and Maimonides diets.

What an NYC Mom & Registered Dietician Feeds Her Kids
Recipe: Watermelon Feta Salad from Planet Hollywood

Recipe: Watermelon Feta Salad from Planet Hollywood

New York City's only Planet Hollywood, located in the heart of Times Square, shares its easy-to-make summer watermelon salad recipe that features summer's refreshing fruit.

The 3 Rules of Healthy Eating in the Summer

The 3 Rules of Healthy Eating in the Summer

Summer is filled with BBQs, street and county fairs, and ball games, where unhealthy foods abound. Here, a registered dietician lays out three easy rules to help you and your family choose the healthiest food options at these events and beyond.

4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

4 Food Safety Tips for Summer

Whether you're cooking outside on the grill this summer or grabbing a bite at a street fair or ball game, follow these tips from the USDA to help keep your family safe from foodborne illness, which is much more common in the warmer months.

Watermelon Sandwich Wraps

Watermelon Sandwich Wraps

Ever tried watermelon in your sandwich? It may sound strange, but the folks at the National Watermelon Promotion Board have put together 10 wrap recipes that star this refreshing summer fruit, from a Latin watermelon wrap to a Greek wrap with watermelon.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Get My Picky Eater to Try New Foods?

Ask the Expert: How Do I Get My Picky Eater to Try New Foods?

A therapist who treats children with feeding delays and disorders offers her tips for parents on how to get their picky eaters to eat new foods and try a variety of textures and tastes.

Brooklyn Ranks 13th in Top 25 Mom-Friendly Dining Cities

Brooklyn Ranks 13th in Top 25 Mom-Friendly Dining Cities

In honor of Mother's Day, OpenTable has ranked the top 25 "mom-friendly dining cities," and Brooklyn lands 13th on the list. Rankings take into account how many of a city's restaurants are rated "kid-friendly," "romantic," and "hot spots."




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